The hovercraft is carried on a flat-bed transporter which gives us the ability to launch from various places.
We often launch off the beach at Harrison Drive where the hovercraft is based particularly for Wirral Coast and Sefton Coast call outs. In this case we just unload the hovercraft from the transporter and ‘fly’ it to the beach.
Its a short journey by road to the Victoria slipway at New Brighton and launch off the beach there – often for call outs further down the River Mersey.
We can also take the hovercraft further afield by road if that’s the quickest way of getting to the place of rescue eg: we can launch at West Kirby slipway for call outs in the River Dee estuary plus we have taken it down towards Widnes on occassion.
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